merge healthcare inc (MRGE) Key Developments
Rush University Medical Center Selects Merge Healthcare Incorporated to Provide Cardiology PACS
Jan 7 15
Merge Healthcare Incorporated entered into an agreement with Rush University Medical Center to provide Cardiology PACS. With Merge Cardio, Rush cardiology will be able to leverage a centralized, web-based system for report generation and distribution. The structured data within Merge PACS supports the organization's desire to leverage data for research studies and benchmarking. In addition, Rush will be able to access data from legacy systems in order to create a more complete patient history.
Merge Healthcare Incorporated Presents at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Jan-15-2015 09:30 AM
Jan 6 15
Merge Healthcare Incorporated Presents at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Jan-15-2015 09:30 AM. Venue: Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Justin C. Dearborn, Chief Executive Officer, President, Corporate Secretary, Director, Member of Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer of Merge DNA.
Merge Healthcare Incorporated Partners with Cisco Systems, Inc. to Provide Radiology Services in Jordan
Dec 17 14
Merge Healthcare Incorporated has announced a partnership with Cisco Systems Inc. to deliver radiology services to public hospitals in the Kingdom of Jordan through Jordan Health Ministries Jordan Health Initiative, or JHI. This new solution, Cisco Service Exchange Platform (SXP), is the first service exchange cloud for radiology to be piloted in the Middle East and Africa. Merge has partnered with Cisco to offer SXP, a cloud-based platform that integrates picture archiving and communication system (PACS), radiology information system (RIS), and Cisco collaboration software. The Cisco SXP platform will provide radiology services to three Ministry of Health hospitals in Jordan - Al-Bashir hospital in Amman, Al-Mafraq Governmental Hospital in the northeast and Queen Rania Hospital in the south. The service based PACS allows image access via the cloud and supports improved patient care by reducing the turnaround time for imaging review and lowers costs by removing the need for film. Through this new platform, images are digitized, stored in the cloud, and available for viewing from remote locations, enabling providers to work collaboratively with specialists to deliver patient care.
Merge Healthcare Incorporated Announces Strategic Partnership with NextGen Healthcare
Dec 2 14
Merge Healthcare Incorporated announced a strategic partnership with NextGen Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. The companies forged this new partnership to address significant challenges facing healthcare organizations, such as provider relations and inefficiencies in the medical image ordering process. Merge and NextGen will link their interoperability platforms enabling NextGen Share customers to seamlessly send electronic imaging orders and receive imaging reports from Merge iConnect Network customers. The combined solution will facilitate the successful transmission of orders and encourage patients to follow through on imaging appointments. Merge's advanced interoperability solution for the exchange of medical imaging data will also enable NextGen clients to further streamline workflow, reduce costs and meet Meaningful Use (MU) requirements.
Merge Unveils Enhanced PACS for Enterprise Health Systems and Tele-Radiology
Dec 2 14
Merge Healthcare Incorporated announced new capabilities and enhancements to Merge PACS, designed to support enterprise health systems and tele-radiology. By directly integrating with the iConnect Enterprise Archive, Merge PACS 7.0 provides access to all studies available for a patient, eliminating the need for pre-fetching. Additional benefits include: efficient high volume reading enabled by worklist driven pre-caching of upcoming studies, which are automatically pulled to the user; flexible enterprise user management through templated user settings that automatically establish preferences and allow for administrative updates without compromising user logins; enhanced mammography Tomosynthesis viewing with stack position indicator, thick slab viewing, and MPR; and accelerated workflow due to macros that can also be used for customer created integrations with other applications.